The first-ever meeting of newly constituted India-China High-Level Mechanism on Cultural and People-to-People Exchanges held in New Delhi
The first-ever meeting of the newly constituted India-China High-Level Mechanism on Cultural and People-to-People Exchanges was held in New Delhi on December 21, 2018. The new mechanism aims to build synergies in people-to-people ties. The meeting was co-chaired by the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. In it, India and China identified 10 areas for boosting people-to-people cooperation in keeping with the ‘Wuhan spirit’ put in place by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping after their informal summit at Wuhan in April 2018. These are as follows: cultural exchanges, films and television co-production, media, sports, youth affairs, tourism, exchanges between states and cities, traditional medicine, yoga, and academics.
Topics: Foreign policy of the Narendra Modi government • Foreign relations of India • Government of India • Jianghan Plain • Narendra Modi • Narendra Modi ministry • Sushma Swaraj • Sushma Swaraj's tenure as External Affairs Minister • Wuhan • Xi Jinping